Catalogue entry

Henri Gaudier-Brzeska 1891–1915

T00836 Seated Woman 1914

Inscribed ‘3/6’ bottom left.
Bronze, 18½ x 13½ x 8½ (47 x 34.5 x 21.5).
Presented by the Kettle’s Yard Collection, Cambridge 1966.
Repr. H. S. Ede, A Life of Gaudier-Brzeska, 1930, pl. 42 (from a photograph showing the sculptor standing beside the original marble).

No. 3 in an edition of six casts made by H. S. Ede from the original marble, now in the Musée Nationale d’Art Moderne, Paris. Pound’s list of Gaudier’s work in his Gaudier-Brzeska, 1916, confirms that this, the ‘Femme Assise’ of Gaudier’s own catalogue of his work, was one of his last sculptures.

Published in The Tate Gallery Report 1966–1967, London 1967.